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According to Business Insider, Walmart is testing higher starting wages for some store employees.


  1. What are the two new positions with the higher starting salaries?
  2. What will the higher salaries be as compared to the standard hourly salary?
  3. What is the new model Walmart is promoting with this change?
  4. Besides the new model, why is Walmart doing this?


Climent, S. (2020). Walmart is testing higher starting salaries for some employees in 500 stores as the war for talent heats up. Business Insider, Jan. 27 (Retrievable online at